Science Portal

Access to science research and collections
at Museum Victoria

Mineralogy and Petrology

Our scientists research rocks and minerals either from the existing collections or obtained during fieldwork.

Mineralogy and PetrologyTerrestrial EnvironmentsMarine SciencesPalaeontology

Science

Places to find science content on the museum's websites.

Publications

Books, journals & more

Sponges

Sponges

This guide introduces naturalists, divers and biologists to sponge species commo...

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Staff biographies

Meet the MV scientists

William (Bill) D. Birch

William (Bill) D. Birch

Research Associate, Geosciences

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Science Stories

From MV Blog

An empty bower

An empty bower

Farewelling our feathered friend Jack.

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Events & exhibits

What's On in science

Solar System Odyssey

Solar System Odyssey

Stowaway on a mission to explore the Solar System.

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